Posts Tagged “Governor”

Opinion: Easing restrictions in coronavirus wake is irresponsible

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Opinion: Easing restrictions in coronavirus wake is irresponsible

Opinion: Easing restrictions in coronavirus wake is irresponsible Some political leaders, especially those on the extreme far right, are calling for coronavirus restrictions to be lifted, even though the number of infections continues to increase. These officials are being irresponsible. With them on the far right extreme, and Gov. J.B. Pritzker on the far left…

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Are Census funds to improve count or politics?

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Are Census funds to improve count or politics?

Opinion: Are Census funds to improve count or politics? Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has allocated $20 million for the Census count in Illinois, monies additional to funds allocated by the U.S. Census. But how much of that money is going to count the most undercounted constituency in Illinois and Cook County, the Arab American community?…

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Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail

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Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail

Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail Rebuild Illinois Invests $122 Million to Complete Springfield Rail Improvement Project Governor JB Pritzker was joined by federal, state and local leaders to announce the next phase of the Springfield Rail Improvements Project and break ground on the construction…

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Republican legislators criticize Pritzker Gas Tax

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Republican legislators criticize Pritzker Gas Tax

Republican legislators criticize Pritzker Gas Tax  Governor Pritzker’s doubling of the Illinois Gasoline Tax causes damage to Illinois economy coalition of Republican legislators argue in an Op-Ed commentary By Republican State Representatives Transportation is a vital part of the Illinois economy. When it comes to Interstate highways, Illinois has the third most Interstates in the…

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Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax

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Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax

Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate. Confiscatory parking tax targets City and unreasonably burdens Chicago workers and businesses The “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan recently released by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed a 6%…

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Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax”

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Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax”

Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax” In his latest podcast, Ray Hanania on Politics, former Chicago City Hall reporter Ray Hanania digs deep into the problems that Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “Fair tax’ poses for Illinois taxpayers. Hanania explores the problems caused when the state replaces the Flat Tax on incomes with a “graduated…

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